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TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Christian schools

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School Choice: What Parents Choose, Peter Beamish, Peter Morey Jan 2013

School Choice: What Parents Choose, Peter Beamish, Peter Morey

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

The educational system in Australia allows parents to have a choice when it comes to selecting a school for their children. Parents have become consumers in an educational market, and schools, including Christian schools, now find themselves operating in a competitive space. The research reported in this two-part article sought to explore the factors that influence parents’ choice of school for their children using a mixed methods approach. Parents with students attending Christian schools in an Australian urban environment completed a total of 102 School Choice questionnaires, and 17 families with children in schools were interviewed.


Christian School Counselling: Towards Conceptualising A Distinctive Paradigm, Stephen J. Fyson Jan 2008

Christian School Counselling: Towards Conceptualising A Distinctive Paradigm, Stephen J. Fyson

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

This article proposes there are inherent core understandings in the words ‘Christian’ and ‘school’ that make this type of counselling different. The writer argues for a Christian distinctive through a critical challenge put to contemporary psychology and in reviewing 1 John 3:24-4:8. The unique character of school counselling is represented by two frameworks. These examine the direction of the counselling process and the interaction between the social ecology and the interpersonal relationship patterns of school life, from a student perspective.


Christian Schools - A World Of Difference, Don Roy Jan 2008

Christian Schools - A World Of Difference, Don Roy

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

Christian education is distinctly different from other approaches to education. But knowing what that distinctiveness is and acting consistently on it is vital, for Christian schools to be authentic and to justify their existence. This article seeks to identify fundamental premises underlying Christian education; then to establish a set of ground rules for critical discussion and the development of a model to faithfully represent that enterprise. The purpose of the model is two-fold: to capture realistically the dynamic nature or ‘special character’ of Christian schools as communities of faith, and in so doing, provide a useful frame of reference for ...


Social And Health Impacts Of Alcohol: A Wake-Up Call For Christian Educators?, John Ashton Jan 2008

Social And Health Impacts Of Alcohol: A Wake-Up Call For Christian Educators?, John Ashton

TEACH Journal of Christian Education

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